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UK parties make election pitches to wary business leaders

UK parties make election pitches to wary business leaders

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favors and public funds while Johnson was the mayor of London.Johnson’s speech Monday to U.K. business leaders ahead of Britain’s Dec. 12 general election was overshadowed by tech entrepreneur Jennifer Arcuri, who accused…
Ukrainian gas executive cooperating in US probe of Giuliani

Ukrainian gas executive cooperating in US probe of Giuliani

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are planning to interview an executive with Ukraine’s state-owned gas company as part of an ongoing probe into the business dealings of Rudy Giuliani and two of his Soviet-born business associates.A lawyer for Andrew Favorov confirmed Tuesday that he is scheduled to meet voluntarily with the U.S. Justice Department. Favorov…
WeWork to sell MeetUp, cut jobs in 90-day turnaround plan

WeWork to sell MeetUp, cut jobs in 90-day turnaround plan

NEW YORK (AP) — WeWork said Friday it will divest from several side businesses and cut jobs as part of a 90-day plan to turn itself around following its botched attempt to sell stock on Wall Street.The office-sharing company will divest from five non-core businesses, including Meetup, the online community event organizer that WeWork bought…
The S&P 500 could be set for another pullback before year-end amid ‘euphoric positioning’ from investors, RBC says

The S&P 500 could be set for another pullback before year-end...

Reuters The S&P 500 index could be poised for another pullback before the end of the year as valuations continue to rise, according to RBC Capital Markets. The firm also warned of "euphoric positioning" by institutional investors as US equity futures positioning climbs toward peak levels for the year. Stocks have notched several record highs…
A major Obamacare provision has saved thousands of lives — and the states that still haven’t signed on are making a huge mistake

A major Obamacare provision has saved thousands of lives — and...

Aviva Aron-Dine is the vice president for health policy at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.A landmark new study shows the life-saving benefits of the Affordable Care Act's expansion of Medicaid to more low-income adults, adding to the evidence on the program's importance to low-income Americans.According to the…
The best food storage containers

The best food storage containers

Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Learn more. Food storage containers keep your food fresh and can handle the microwave, freezer, and dishwasher without staining, taking on odors, or experiencing damage.Our top pick, the Snapware 8-Cup…
How a former Tesla VP convinced top leaders from Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook to join his fashion startup

How a former Tesla VP convinced top leaders from Amazon, Netflix,...

Companies are racing to hire top talent that can lead digital overhauls. In many cases, that means pulling from industries that seemingly have nothing in common with one another. For Moda Operandi CEO Ganesh Srivats, that diversity is key to a successful tech transformation. As the head of the luxury fashion startup, he's brought on execs…
WISeKey launches its new WISeID digital identity ecosystem

WISeKey launches its new WISeID digital identity ecosystem

Press release content from Globe Newswire. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.WISeKey launches its new WISeID digital identity ecosystemGeneva & Zug, Switzerland, December 6, 2019 – WISeKey International Holding Ltd (“WISeKey”, NASDAQ: WKEY, SIX: WIHN), a leading cybersecurity and IoT company today announced the launch of its new WISeID digital identity…
Marie Yovanovitch gave powerful and incriminating testimony in the Trump impeachment hearing. Here are the biggest takeaways.

Marie Yovanovitch gave powerful and incriminating testimony in the Trump impeachment...

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch during the second public impeachment hearing. Associated Press Marie Yovanovitch, the ousted US ambassador to Ukraine, was the third official to testify this week in Congress' public impeachment hearings into whether President Donald Trump abused his power for private gain.Yovanovitch focused on Trump, his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani,…
GateHouse, Gannett join, become largest US newspaper chain

GateHouse, Gannett join, become largest US newspaper chain

NEW YORK (AP) — GateHouse closed its $1.1 billion takeover of USA Today publisher Gannett, becoming the country’s largest newspaper company by far and pledging significant cost cuts at a time when print publications are in precipitous decline.The merger brings together about 260 daily papers, including the Arizona Republic, the Providence Journal and the Austin…

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